General Assembly

Mishmash of tax breaks unfair, shrinks Ky. budget

Is it fair that most people and businesses pay their full share of taxes to support our state while some don’t?

No, of course not. And the large and growing tax breaks — they don’t sunset so with each new one the drain on the treasury grows — are bankrupting the state.

Tax reform should be key part of Kentucky pension reform

Kentuckians are eager to support fiscal responsibility and smart investments in our state by cleaning up tax breaks. Tax reform legislation doing just that was filed by six dedicated House members in July in response to Gov. Bevin’s request for ideas to address our fiscal crisis.

Solving Kentucky pension crisis requires tax reform, more revenue and clear heads

Do legislators have a responsibility to keep pensions intact? Of course they do. 

We cannot solitary budget cut our way out of this. New revenue is also required.

Members Host Constitutional Convention Workshops!

Late last year members of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth and allies began to notice an increased presence of organizations working to pass a call for a constitutional convention in Kentucky. We began to work closely with allies to learn more about the issue, and came out in force to help make sure that the proposed 'con con' didn't receive a vote in the last General Assembly.

Scott County chapter hosts community conversation on taxes

The Scott County chapter hosted a community conversation around tax reform, allowing for members and others to discuss what they envision for Georgetown and Kentucky, and the role of state government in helping to bring that about.

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